States to repay bailout loans from allocations

It has been revealed that the bailout package being prepared by the Central Bank of Nigeria for the 36 states of the federation is to be deducted from their statutory allocations.On Monday revealed that some state governors had started visiting the central bank to discuss modalities on how and when

Newlyweds hit by lightning on a mountain, killing bride

A newlywed couple from Denver were struck by lightning while hiking Mount Yale near Buena Vista, Colorado, on Friday, killing the bride.The woman was identified as Kathleen Bartlett, 31, of Denver. The man was identified as Ryan Pocius, 32, also from Denver.

NASS leadership crisis: Uncertainty as Senate, House resume today

The prospect of peaceful resumption in the two chambers of the National Assembly today was, yesterday, being clouded by uncertainty despite trouble shooting efforts that were still in the works at press time last night. The post NASS leadership crisis: Uncertainty as Senate, House resume today appeared first on Vanguard

Nigerians want answers to questions not insults, PDP tells APC

THE national leadership of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has again taken a swipe at the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, saying that as a party in government, it must provide answers to questions instead of dodging and insulting the opposition. The post Nigerians want answers to questions not insults,

Female escort kills would be killer in self defence

A woman, who wants only to be known as "Heather," placed an escort ad online and  45 year old Neal answered the ad.Falls was answering an online ad for an escort, police said, when he showed up to her Charleston, West Virginia, home.According to Heather, as soon as she answered the door, Falls, armed

2 Generals Clash Over DICON’s Top Seat

The outgoing director-general, Defence Industrial Corporation of Nigeria, DICON, Major General E.R. Chioba has refused to hand over to the newly appointed director-general of the corporation, Brigadier General Augustine Odidi.

NASS Rift: Resolve Your Problems, PMB Tells APC Reps

President Muhammadu Buhari has urged All Progressives Congress (APC) members in the House of Representatives to resolve their differences in order to move the nation forward. The president stated this yesterday during a peace meeting with the APC Caucus in the House at the presidential villa, Abuja, which was meant

Nigeria, Major Destination For Human Traffickers – US Report

The United States government yesterday indicated that Nigeria is a source, transit and destination for women and children subjected to forced labour and sex trafficking. This was contained in the 2015 Trafficking in Persons Report which was presented by the secretary of state, Senator John Kerry, at the Department of

Photos: EFCC Arraigns Six Persons for N31m Fraud

Find the EFCC Press statement below...The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Friday, July 24, 2015, arraigned six persons before Justice Oluwatoyin Ipaye of the Lagos High Court, Ikeja on a 17 count charge bordering on conspiracy, stealing and forgery. The six accused persons - Festus Onile, Olawale Garuba, Abiodun

Facebook to increase free mobile Internet service

Facebook Inc plans to scale up its service to offer free basic Internet on mobile phones after introducing the application in 17 developing countries in the past one year, Reuters reported on Monday. In a blog post released to mark the first year of the initiative, Facebook said it would

Dogara must cut ties with PDP –APC group

Some members of the All Progressives Congress’ faction in the House of Representatives, known as the Loyalists Group, have denied that the leadership tussle in the legislature is over. This is contrary to Saturday’s public announcement by key figures of the group.

Truth, lies and breaking news

With the popularity of blogs, social media and camera phones, almost everybody is now a citizen journalist. This is putting much pressure on the society who must separate facts from rumours.